The Colors
Awards 2021

A Diversity and Inclusion Celebration.
We reward companies that champion diversity and foster a culture of inclusivity.

Awarding excellence in diversity and inclusion in fashion and beauty.

The Colors Awards recognizes the companies transforming the fashion and beauty industry within the following categories:

Walk The Talk.
Does your company/organization walk the talk on Diversity and Inclusion?

Innovations For The Global Minority-Majority.
Do you create innovative services for multicultural consumers?

Promising multicultural brands.
Will you become one of the most promising multicultural brands in fashion or beauty to discover?

Feb 8, 2021

Applications opening:
Beauty and Fashion

June 30, 2021

Early Deadline:
- Emerging brands and Startups: € 229 per entry
- Corporates: €329 per entry

Aug 31, 2021

Regular Deadline:
- Emerging brands and Startups: € 299 per entry
- Corporates: €399 per entry

Sep 1, 2021

Applications closing:
Beauty and Fashion

Sep 21, 2021

The Colors Annual Event:
The Colors Awards

Key Benefits

2021 honorees will enjoy the following benefits:

Be honored as:
  • An emerging Direct to Consumer Fashion or Beauty brand to watch.
  • A Problem-solving Powerhouse innovating for the next billion fashion and beauty consumers.
  • A company that puts authenticity into action and doesn't let Diversity and Inclusion be just buzzwords.
Visibility & Media Exposure
  • Speak or pitch your venture during our annual signature event in Paris.
  • Connect with The Colors community and introduce your products, services, or D&I programs to a global multicultural community.
  • Get introduced to investors, corporates, and the press.
Invaluable Insights
  • Learn from experts of the Multicultural Fashion and Beauty markets.
  • Get trained by experts from the global leading tech companies.
  • Connect with your peers, future business partners or team members. Amplify your network with people reshaping the industry standards.
One-Year Access to Events
As part of your application, you will be given a one-year access to all our events: our annual event and online networking sessions.


Take a few minutes to apply.